The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 51 98 96
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 36 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.92% 0.73% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 0.86% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 34 8 2
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £39,450 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,250 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Test Strategy
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
774 927 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.31% 84.73% 88.98%
Number of salaries quoted 695 819 748
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 13 £42,500 -
Stansted - 5 £39,000 -
Dover +1 1 £52,500 +98.11%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 56 (65.12%) User Acceptance Testing
2 55 (63.95%) Test Scripting
3 51 (59.30%) Regression Testing
4 46 (53.49%) Finance
5 40 (46.51%) ISEB
5 40 (46.51%) Integration Testing
5 40 (46.51%) System Integration Testing
5 40 (46.51%) Smoke Testing
6 30 (34.88%) ISTQB
7 25 (29.07%) SDLC
7 25 (29.07%) Mentoring
8 23 (26.74%) Project Management
9 21 (24.42%) AS400
9 21 (24.42%) People Management
10 20 (23.26%) Line Management
10 20 (23.26%) Test Management
10 20 (23.26%) Software Testing
11 18 (20.93%) Supplier Management
11 18 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (15.12%) Selenium
13 9 (10.47%) Degree
14 8 (9.30%) QA
14 8 (9.30%) Manual Testing
14 8 (9.30%) HP UFT
14 8 (9.30%) SQL
15 7 (8.14%) HTML
15 7 (8.14%) JIRA
15 7 (8.14%) HP
15 7 (8.14%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (8.14%) Automation Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Selenium
2 8 (9.30%) HP UFT
3 7 (8.14%) JIRA
4 5 (5.81%) LoadRunner
5 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.65%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.16%) TestComplete
General
1 46 (53.49%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (62.79%) Analyst
2 45 (52.33%) Test Analyst
3 23 (26.74%) Test Manager
4 17 (19.77%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (19.77%) Senior Test Analyst
5 16 (18.60%) AS400 Test Analyst
6 14 (16.28%) Service Analyst
7 10 (11.63%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (4.65%) Service Transition Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Tester
8 4 (4.65%) Transition Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Manual Test Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) IT Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Junior
10 2 (2.33%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Junior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.33%) UAT Manager
11 1 (1.16%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) HTML
2 4 (4.65%) CSS
2 4 (4.65%) DOM
2 4 (4.65%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) AS400
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) Statistics
3 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (65.12%) User Acceptance Testing
2 55 (63.95%) Test Scripting
3 51 (59.30%) Regression Testing
4 40 (46.51%) Integration Testing
4 40 (46.51%) Smoke Testing
4 40 (46.51%) System Integration Testing
5 25 (29.07%) Mentoring
5 25 (29.07%) SDLC
6 23 (26.74%) Project Management
7 21 (24.42%) People Management
8 20 (23.26%) Line Management
8 20 (23.26%) Software Testing
8 20 (23.26%) Test Management
9 18 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (20.93%) Supplier Management
10 8 (9.30%) Manual Testing
11 7 (8.14%) Automation Testing
11 7 (8.14%) Coaching
12 6 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (5.81%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) C#
3 3 (3.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (46.51%) ISEB
2 30 (34.88%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 5 (5.81%) ISO19770
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) HP
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft